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>> good morning, 6:00 a.m. on this thursday, december 18 we've news you didn't see last night. >> philadelphia police are coming more and more concerned about this man who hadn't been seen for four days and his car was found burned. >> you will not catch the movie the interview sony pulled the plug on the controversial film. >> police hope improved relations with cuba will help them find a convicted cop killer who is son their most wanted list. >> let's find out what the weather is like and go outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: we have a break locally and we'll get a decent amount of sunshine in early.
35 degrees in philadelphia. so that colder air we warned you about has arrived. there's a bit of a breeze blowing across the region and that's give you windchills making it feel like the 20, so bundle up as you head out. if you're heading out to the bus stop between now and 10:00, we expect the temperatures to be in 30s. 36 degrees and cool and breezy. on the train station platform. 35 degrees, #, 33. noon, 41, high of 44 at 2:00 p.m. before we slide back into the upper 30s at 6:00 p.m. i'll have the latest on the weekend storm in a couple of minutes. >> reporter: if you're riding on the schuylkill expressway, that's eastbound traffic heading into center city no delays coming in from conshohocken and gladwyn. all the speeds in the 50s on the
majors. on the boulevard at f street we have two lanes blocked on the inner drive. i-95 southbound traffic heading toward center city at cottman, a little bit of building volume at cottman and girard, no big delays just yet. we have an accident new garden township, chester township, broad run road. that has cleared and traffic is moving nicely. >> philadelphia police are asking for your help in tracking down a missing man, 69-year-old veto maglio he was seen on the 9300 block of old bustleton avenue. the car was found in northeast philadelphia and set on fire. he suffered from several medical conditions that require he takes medication on a regular basis. if you have seen him, philadelphia police would like to hear from you. philadelphia police made an arrest in two arsons that targeted a colter street house,
23-year-old leonard monroe has been charged with setting fires on to the homes on december 9th and the 1st. they are trying to determine if monroe carried out the most recent arson on colter street that badly damaged and house a injured a woman and baby. >> officials say north korea is linked to the unprecedented hack of sony pictures. katherine scott joins us live at united artist main street theater in manayunk with more. >> reporter: matt that movie was set to be released on christmas day, but that's not going to happen and there are no further plans to release the movie. in manayunk movie goers have been weighing in on the decision to cancel the release of the movie, the interview. it was co-directed by seth rogan
and james franco. the actor playing the dictator is shown dieing in an explosion after a missile hits the plane he was hanging on to. sony was the target of a cyber attack by a group calling themselves the guardians of peace. documents and e-mails were released and then the threats of violence came to theaters that planned to show the movie in manayunk. opinions were split. >> it was smart on idea, it was kind of stupid to think of something like that. >> i don't think it's right, it's it's freedom of speech and expression. >> reporter: new york officials said investigators have link the the hacking at sony to north korea, there's no word on how the federal government will
respond. north korea has publicly denied being involved in the cyber attack, but in an earlier statement called the attack a righteous deed. live in manayunk, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> an accused drug-dealing doctor from delaware county is behind bars, only "action news" was there as dr. lawrence ween was arrested yesterday. he charged two to $300 for writing prescriptions. detectives raid his home and office or baltimore pike. he faces insurance fraud and other related charges. 6:05. officials in new jersey hope that the deal with cuba goes beyond economic trade they want a woman convicted of shooting a police officer back to the u.s. joanne chesi maar a partly of a black radical group accused of
shooting a police officer back in 1973. she changed her name in cuba. she lived there ever since under the protection of the castro family. she is the first woman flamed to the fbi's most wanted list. america is looking for other changes as america draws closer to it's carribean neighbor. maribel aber has more on that side of the story. >> reporter: investers stand to gain, crews operator karen -- cruise operator carnival saw a jump in their stock. travelers will be able to bring cigars from cuba into the u.s., but some caution that the demand would jump and drive up prices early on. last minute shoppers take note, today is free shipping today, more than a thousand retailers are offering free
shipping with no minimum and delivery by christmas eve. energy shares bounced back and federal reserve vowed to be patient in raising interest rates, futures point to a higher open and verdicts look at the labor -- investors look at a higher labor market today. blackberry is rolling out classic phone for those who want a more traditional smart phone. happy holidays to you. >> happy holidays to you. >> reporter: i got a christmas card from her. >> we got cookies from her. >> reporter: and you finished them all. i got nothing, it was good crumbs. as we look outside, we have sky6
live hd we are expecting sunshine up over the horizon right after sunrise this morning. most of the clouds are beginning to thin out a bit overhead. 35 degrees in philadelphia. of course we talked about this yesterday, today is a chillier start and chillier finish. as you look at the numbers, keep in mind there's a wind blowing through the region at 10 to 15 miles per hour. the windchills are making it feel like the 20s. there you see the cloud cover starting to break up in and around philadelphia. overall we'll go partly sunny. allen be -- allentown, partly sunny skies, windy conditions, but it will feel like the 20s and 30s as you move through the day in the lehigh valley. down the shore, 46 degrees, milder, partly sunny and windy there, as well. feeling chillier. in philadelphia, we'll go for a high of 44 this afternoon. partly sunny overall. windy conditions with the winds dropping out of the northwest at 12 to 25 miles per hour. 33 degrees by 8:00, 38 by 11:00.
44 is the high around 2:00. tomorrow, high pressure gets closer, that will give us more sun tomorrow than today. seasonal high of 43, not as much wind but there will be a flow coming around the area of approaching high pressure. it will be cool on friday. friday we have the low pressure center that will be forming in the gulf of mexico, saturday morning pushing to our south. the question with the low will it be close enough to give us any precipitation. most of the latest model runs i did talk about this yesterday, have the storm system thing so far to the south we basically stay dry. there was one yesterday that shows us completely dry. there's a slight chance, although less likely that the storm cuts farther north an tracks off to the northeast and in that case we get a brush of
precipitation. thank you very much. working on that for an hour. that's not kneel, -- that's not neil, that's tom today. >> tom! >> reporter: brush of precipitation, the better chance is that we stay dry on saturday, unlike tom. 44 degrees and brisk and chilly today. windchills in the 30s, 43. staying chilly tomorrow, 40 on saturday with the storm staying to the south all we get is an increase in clouds in the afternoon and at night. sunday, 44, mostly cloudy skies. probably dry, winter arrives the at 6:03 p.m. monday, mostly cloudy, and rain. check out the temperature, we get up to 50. tuesday, 54 degrees, and check out christmas eve, 58 degrees. we'll leave the umbrella along with the cookies.
>> 6:11, the man accused of stalking a teen in allentown was convicted of rape 18 years ago. >> a judge talks about a teen murder conviction decades after the boy was put to death. >> reporter: we're clear and dry, not too many cars out there just yet. we have an accident in hatfield, details coming up when "action news" comes right back. e pronam it's going to help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee, and it was a real easy switch to make.
>> welcome back you're taking a live look on sky6 live hd looking down on i-95 from the vine street expressway. it has turned 6:14, 37 degrees out there. >> what you got in traffic there, karen. >> reporter: we're looking good so far, knock on something, not the big board. let's take a live look outside 422 eastbound traffic past oaks just a little building volume between oaks and 23. not a major problem on 422 eastbound. we have an accident on cow path road orvil will a road watch for that accident -- or villa road watch for that. 495 southbound past 13 we have construction blocking a lane until noon. stick to i-95 southbound. the temperature, 35 in philadelphia. allentown, 34 in nillville.
temperature about 6 degrees cooler than yesterday morning. this afternoon it will be windy, so it will feel cooler than the high of 44. of so chillier than yesterday, but under partly sunny skies, still a decent day. >> 73-year-old allentown man is in jail accused of stalking a boy. as it turns out the man was convicted of rape in 1996. in this new case, police say collide rupple approached the boy two years ago. he moved in next-door to the boy's family. he watched the boy play outside and left love letters on the dad's car with rose pedals attached to them. stephen berniere was leaving a court who faces
charges of homicide by vehicle and aggravated assault after the route 22 pileup. police say he confessed to falling asleep behind the wheel of the tractor-trailer. several people were injured and two people were killed. his attorney said he thinks this should not be a criminal case. >> don't feel that steve is being treated failure with the court system i'm uncertain why the d.a. decide to bring a charge saying it's an accident. >> prosecutors say he had a responsibility to pull over and by not doing so he was grossly negligent and reckless. state of south carolina created a great injustice when it executed a black boy. he was was convicted of murdering two young white girls.
his lawyer called no witnesses it was called white shame. the case was thrown out by a judge saying she could think of no greater injustice. we have tech bytes. >> reporter: tech bytes, sprint is under fire for cramming. the federal government is suing the wireless carrier for billing customers for bogus third party charges. the agency has gone after at&t and t-mobile. if you love the awk spell checkers, you will love this feature from facebook. you can turn it off and on. the feature coming to an android soon. >> bmw is working on a smart
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>> reporter: it does. let's take you outside and look at the traffic this is i-95 in delaware county by the commodor barry bridge, no problems this morning between the delaware state line and the airport. so far i've got tolls -- to say our morning commute has not been that bad on the ben franklin bridge that's the westbound traffic looking good at this point. eastbound construction blocks the right lane, dave. , we're chilly this morning as expected. temperatures are around the freezing mark with windchills in the mid 20s. 35 by 9:00 on at the bus stop. 41 by noon. 42 by 3. 44 around 2:00. the thing today we have a strong breeze blowing and the windchills at the best of times will be in the 30s. wide view on radar shows you action along the west coast. we have some rain heading toward atlanta and tennessee test --
destinations. him if all of our heavily traveled destinations we have green aircraft. boston lingering showers, we'll see how things develop there as the air traffic gets busier this morning. >> let's go to "healthcheck." lots of people have inhalers and lots of people are not using them right. food allergies and asthma is deadly. the university of texas found 84% of patients cannot use the million devices correctly. it shows 93% of subjects were unable to use their asthma inhaler always as -- inhairstyls well. . first up, the 3-11 redskins on saturday night. the birds could win the nfc east
>> new this morning, a wild police chase in los angeles county. it started in studio city when officers tried to pull over a suspected stolen car. the pursuit came to an end when the driver just stopped. police took him into custody without any problem. philadelphia police arrested an 18-year-old fells high school student for taking a gun to high school. the northeast philadelphia school was placed on lockdown as police conducted the church. .38 caliber unloaded revolver was found inside a trash can. the pastor of a wilmington church said the property has has been the target of a vandal for a year now. someone has been leaving animal waste on the steps on doors of the christ the king church and
other churches in the area have been vandalized. wilmington police have stepped up the patrols. >> the mystery of the missing family vacation video has been solved. >> the family visited the jersey shore 16 years ago and lost their camera and home movies, but something has been discovered. we'll have that when "action news" come right back.
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for drugs and guns. >> good morning, everyone, let's go to karen and david for weather and traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everyone we're looking at a chilly start across the region. we're looking at sun coming up later on. satellite showing cloud cover over to the east has broken up, so the sun should have no problem shooting up the coast. 35 degrees, as suspected the colder air has settled in. when you look at the numbers, there's a wind blowing at 10 to 15 miles per hour. that will give us windchills making it feel like the 20s, feels like 27 in the city. school in a week just about over. 35 degrees, 8:00, 33. we'll hit a high of 44 around 2 and back to 42 at 6:00 p.m. 39 degrees it will feel rather blustery even at the best of times. karen, eel i'll have more on the
southern storm that will stay farther to the south. >> reporter: we have an accident easton road involving a pedestrian, crews responding to the scene this is all just happening willow grove watch for easton road. avoid that area if you can this morning. we have an accident in hatfield, montgomery county, cow path road ororvilla. we're heavier past academy to cottman and past the betsy ross bridge to girard. the boulevard, southbound traffic right here, seeing building volume here, an accident investigation southbound on the boulevard at f street in the inner drive that's blocking two lanes, you might want to stick to the outer drive with the investigation going on. chester county, 30 bypass, 322 with no problems as you head out
the door, matt an tam. well, sony said it's no longer standing by the controversial film of north carolina leader kim jong un. >> they are canceling the release of the moviey i astonishing movie goers around the country. katherine scott has more. >> reporter: we know that u.s. officials said federal investigators have connected the hacking to north korea. meanwhile, in manayunk movie goers at this theater have been weighing in on the decision to cancel that movie. the interview. the controversial movie stars seth rogan and james franco a comedy about a plan to assassinate kim jong un. the actor playing a dictator shown dieing in an explosion
after a missile hits the plane he was hanging on to. the interview was set to be released christmas day, but sonny pulled the plug. first sony was the target of a cyber attack by the guardians of peace. there was a release of sensitive e-mails. movie goers in many i didn't think weighed in. >> i think they are doing right by taking the threat seriously. >> there's an aspect of doing and saying what you want or think is funny to sensor yourself is a little weird. >> reporter: and north korea has publicly denied any involvement in the hacking. live in manayunk, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> okay, katherine, thank you for that. "action news" was there as crews loaded up a smashed up car on to a wrecker. the car rolled over in the
northbound lanes of roosevelt boulevard near adams avenue. nobody was seriously injured. new on "action news," the search for a shooting victim led police back to an arsenal of guns and drugs. gunfire erupted on west decoat at that street -- dekota street. police were then tipped off to go back to the original location near the scene of the crime and after searching a home they found 12 guns, as well as cocaine and marijuana. nobody has been arrested for the shooting. a vigil was held by the bensalem intersection where a teenager was killed. dozens remember minete zeka who was hit by a truck that failed to stop for her bulls. the benefit -- foreher bus. the bensalem township school board is reviewing school bus
stops. the driver will be charged in the death of s.e.c. >> minete zeka. jillian tate and her boyfriend are charged with torturing and killing her son scott j mcmillian. investigator believe he was being punished for not eating his breakfast. the d.a. announced he will seek the death penalty in the case. student protesters will stage a die-in in protest of violence of all forms. their actions will tail lights before the school reform commission meeting. >> president obama and cuban president raul castro have taken
an monumental step reestablishing diplomat ties after a half century of not speaking. >> we are trying to starve cuba into submission. it's not working. >> his parents fled cuba and his father went back to negotiate with castro for the release of 3,000 political prisoners, his father succeeded, but was gunned down by an anticastro group. >> we have spots that were
warm, that spot is no longer warm. >> reporter: no, storm tracker 6 live is showing we're dry, but as we step outside, it's a chilly one. there's the airport. we'll see sunshine, but went to help all that much. 35 degrees in philadelphia. the wind are running 10 miles per hour that's enough to give you a windchill of 27 degrees in the city. it's cold as you step outside. you can see how cloud cover has broken up from philadelphia over to the coast. we expect the sun to get in off the water readily, we'll maintain mainly partly sunny skies as we go through the day. 33 degrees in philadelphia. 38 at 11:00. 44 is the high at 2:00. 5:00 p.m., 40 degrees and windy conditions today giving you windchills in the 30s. i've gone ahead and putting the always on day planner in the left hand portion of the screen for those of you watching on the screen. 44 in allentown, 46 in ac. not are a wildly big range,
everybody cool arena dealing with the chilly wind. tomorrow, high pressure closer, breezy, but not as windy as today. with the flow coming down from the north there's nothing to prevent us from stopping at a seasonable high of 43 degrees, a seasonable amount of sun tomorrow, but cool. friday we have an area of low pressure developing in the gulf, saturday it will be coming past us to the south. yesterday i mentioned there was a model saying there was no precipitation for us out of the storm. the scenario has the low exiting off the coast at georgia gnl and south carolina and we'll stay dry. sni -- in this scenario if it pushes north it will be light precipitation maybe a coating on the lawn, but looks like the storm will miss us.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, brisk and chilly, 44. tomorrow, still chilly, 43. saturday, storm to the south, no precipitation, high of 40 in the afternoon. winter arrives 6:03 p.m. on sunday, ahead of that, 44 is the high, mostly cloudy skies. monday, mostly cloud, as we head into a big holiday weekend around here, it gets milder. 48 degrees on monday, afternoon or evening sprinkles or showers. probably dry tuesday, cloudy, mild, 54. wednesday, 58 degrees, not a great travel day, we'll not see any snow, but there will be a lot of rain around the way things are looking now. >> it's 6:39 we continue to follow a developing story out of california. a woman is behind bars for plowing into a crowd of people leaving one dead and a dozen injured. >> an incredible discovery will make a poconos family christmas a little more special this year. >> reporter: 422 eastbound jammed from past oaks to 23.
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behind you. >> reporter: it is a change on the majors. we're seeing a slow go. traffic is heavy on the schuylkill expressway at the conshohocken curve eastbound traffic heading toward gladwyn. pretty sky up ahead, but you're jammed conshohocken to bell month and westbound jammed. we're getting details been a pedestrian in willow grove, they have shut down 611 between summit and cedar avenue, an accident involving a pedestrian that happened 15 minutes ago, police responding to the scene. an accident on cow path road at orvilla road. 35 degrees in philadelphia. chillier than yesterday morning,
35 in allentown. 34 in millville. and the windchill a factor today, too, a high of 44. but feeling like the 30s when you factor in the wind, matt. >> thank, karen. we're following a developing story, one person is dead and a dozen are hurt when a car slammed into a group of people in california. they are coming from a church service. the driver ran a red light and hit several pedestrians and kept going until she hit another vehicle. the police arrested the woman for felony du a lot of time and vee hick -- vehicular manslaughter. the 49ers have cut embattled ray mcdonald for sexual awe buys. his -- abuse. his wife cooled him of domestic violence. the team released him for showing a pattern of bad
behavior. police are looking for the person who shot a tv meteorologist several times. patrick crawford was leaving the station when the gunman walked up to him, the two exchanged word and the gunman opened fire. crawford drove away and flagged down an construction worker he was taken to the hospital. a video tape was discovered of christinei family vacation. a camera was found on the beach, it was put in the lost an found. careers later the tapes were put on the tv and mark called and claimed the tapes. his father is on the tape who recently died. >> it is special to have that
video of my dad with carolyn, it was something we thought was lost forever and now we have that. the tapes were mailed to the family in poconos and he calls them the best christmas present of all. >> the teenager who is the most famous or infamous burglar in country because of his name bud weiser. an officer saw him climbing out of a shattered window in a gas station. he managed to get away not on a clydesdale, but he turned himself in later. president obama speaks to president obama about the nation's historic accord with cuba. a live report is coming up next. >> reporter: it's a chilly start so i'm dressing the kids in the extra gear and keeping them bundled up this afternoon as we have chilly temperatures coming and going.
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>> reporter: we've got a lot happening in traffic. let's look at new jersey, 42 northbound traffic moving okay. but a new accident coming in in in atco jackson road and cooper road involving an empty school bus. another new accident here, this is the ramp from the pennsylvania turnpike westbound to mitt county an accident partially blocking the off ramp you want to expect delays to
form in these westbound lanes on the turnpike, dave. >> reporter: it's a chilly start this morning, here are the numbers around the freezing mark in fleetwood. 31 in saint david. 32 in warrington and 33 in chester and center city. 36 at the shore. and mid to upper 30s up and down the state of delaware. if you're planning errands today it's going to be a chilly one start to finish. 35 degrees by 9:00. the high today is 44 that's at 2:00. with the wind blowing between 15 and 25 miles per hour. it will feel like the 30s today. matt, tam. >> time to check in with "g.m.a." to see what's coming up after our show. >> amy robach joins us live with our preview. good morning, matt and tam. we're talking about the hack attack on the sony pictures. the u.s. government set to blame
north korea. we have full team coverage on the latest break in the investigation. u.s. restoring relations with cuba releasing a u.s. prisoner after five years in the cuban jail and ending the 50 year cold war with cuba. david muir is here to share his exclusive interview with the president. shocking allegations of abuse with stephen collins, it's an exclusive video this morning. we have all the last-minute deals plus the tips and tricks you need to know the presents look picture perfect. back to you. >> i'll need help with those things, so i'll be watching. charlie sheen is reprising a roll from the 80s, he'll bring
who is wanted for killing a police officer on the turnpike. >> sony pulled the movie the interview. it is said the attack was accomplished by north korea. >> reporter: in willow grove we have an accident involving a pedestrian on 611 between summit avenue and cedar avenue. camden county we have an empty school bus accident at jackson road. >> reporter: chilly this morning, dress like santa claus. 35 degrees. there's a breeze giving you windchills in the 20s. this afternoon we'll get up to 44. the windchills will make it feel like the 30s. after a couple of mild days as
good morning, america. and new this morning -- act of war? the u.s. set to accuse north korea of being behind one of the most destructive cyber attacks in history. as well as those threats to american movie goers. and outrage builds in hollywood as the studio pulls the plug on the movie at the center of it all. free at last. the prisoner from havana who's release helped thaw a cold war. the surprising announcement about relations with cuba, and the pope behind the scenes to end a half century standoff. i knew that something unthinkably wrong had just happened that i county take back. >> actor stephen collins breaking his silence. the famous tv dad confessing publicly to